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Forum: Touring 05-06-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,130
Posted By IronMac
There is one thing that I don't see and that is...

There is one thing that I don't see and that is make sure to bring a whack of USD in small, clean notes. You'd be surprised at how things go much easier when you're able to wave a couple of...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-24-11, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By IronMac
I've ridden a Trek 790 hybrid with B17 saddle for...

I've ridden a Trek 790 hybrid with B17 saddle for distances of 250+ km a day - with a pannier or two of stuff for the day. I've ridden over 200 kms a day on the same bike but with a regular gel...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-02-11, 03:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,961
Posted By IronMac
Ok, Rohloff emailed me back and they say: ...

Ok, Rohloff emailed me back and they say:

"It sounds like this is a typical noise than can occur on some hubs when a freewheel causes a sun gear #2 to over take its partner sun gear #1. The sun...
Forum: Touring 04-22-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By IronMac
You're on the road! Congrats!

You're on the road! Congrats!
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-22-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,961
Posted By IronMac
Yet another follow up. I was in Toronto for a...

Yet another follow up. I was in Toronto for a visit and visited Urbane Cycles to discuss the issue. I didn't have the bike with me but Carey (their resident BF expert) said it could not be because of...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-22-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By IronMac
Yes, also surprised at the lack of panniers. The...

Yes, also surprised at the lack of panniers. The roads look pretty smooth!
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-22-11, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By IronMac
It's here: ...

It's here:

http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/supernova.asp

Eight paragraphs down. I know because I did a lot of research on the asymmetric E3 before I bought one.
Forum: Touring 02-07-11, 04:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,565
Posted By IronMac
Thanks sehsuan! Nothing there at the moment for...

Thanks sehsuan! Nothing there at the moment for me but it's good to know.
Forum: Touring 02-05-11, 02:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,565
Posted By IronMac
Where do you see this close-out?

Where do you see this close-out?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-05-11, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By IronMac
I'd love to do that with my old Trek 790 hybrid...

I'd love to do that with my old Trek 790 hybrid bike that has gone with me through Europe and the Middle East. :)
Forum: Eastern Canada 01-08-11, 03:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By IronMac
Please do a search in this forum as it's been...

Please do a search in this forum as it's been discussed many times.
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-16-10, 01:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,961
Posted By IronMac
Thanks AEO! :)

Thanks AEO! :)
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-14-10, 12:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,961
Posted By IronMac
Ok, as a followup, after only a couple of hundred...

Ok, as a followup, after only a couple of hundred kilometers or so (work and fear of riding a problematic bike has precluded any sort of distance), I decided to spend more time this afternoon again...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-30-10, 01:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,963
Posted By IronMac
I am sort of going through the same situation but...

I am sort of going through the same situation but with a lot less pain! I broke my right wrist on July 4th, 2009 by falling off of my bike and was off it for months. No big worries but then I got...
Forum: Commuting 11-29-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,883
Posted By IronMac
I'm with those who believe in making sure that...

I'm with those who believe in making sure that the light(s) has to be properly positioned so as to not blind others but at the same time be effective. I also believe that flashing lights are to be...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-30-10, 01:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By IronMac
Yes, it was VERY difficult for me! Took two days...

Yes, it was VERY difficult for me! Took two days and in the end it was #$%^ this and I went ape on it.

Oddly enough, the same thing happened with Marathons 700ccs on my hybrid.
Forum: Touring 10-22-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,865
Posted By IronMac
Like electrik says, you will get used to them. I...

Like electrik says, you will get used to them. I came from a flat bar hybrid with Rapidfire thumb shifters.
Forum: Touring 10-22-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,865
Posted By IronMac
You're on a touring bike where you normally have...

You're on a touring bike where you normally have LOTS of time before you need to shift.
Forum: Touring 10-22-10, 09:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,865
Posted By IronMac
Where were you expecting them to be? I have a...

Where were you expecting them to be? I have a Rohloff setup and the shifter is a knob at the end of the right drop bar. No probs there.

You're on a touring bike, not a racer.
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-22-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By IronMac
With a rack or maybe a seatpost rack this bike...

With a rack or maybe a seatpost rack this bike would be perfect for daylong rides from Toronto down into the Niagara area and back. I'd be interested but my current situation (ie. the wife) doesn't...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-02-10, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By IronMac
First of all, I have no idea how anybody tours...

First of all, I have no idea how anybody tours with only one set of cycling clothes. At least two sets!

Second, ditch the tripod or get a monopod. The latter comes in handy in case of...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-30-10, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By IronMac
I thought that it was a little quiet here... :)...

I thought that it was a little quiet here... :)

Welcome back!
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-30-10, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,961
Posted By IronMac
Thanks everyone for the input! Jur: I will...

Thanks everyone for the input!

Jur: I will inspect the rim later on but there is no way that I can get the wheel fixed at the moment. I would probably need someone with a spoke cutting machine and...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-30-10, 04:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,961
Posted By IronMac
Thanks jur for the input. It's not the...

Thanks jur for the input.

It's not the speedo magnet because I have run the front wheel while holding the bike up and there is no sound.

I've checked the spoke tension by squeezing, pulling and...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-30-10, 12:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,961
Posted By IronMac
Thanks FT for your input. I only noticed the...

Thanks FT for your input. I only noticed the sound about a month ago and have done no changes to the bike since I got it aside from accessories.
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